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Old 12-12-07, 08:43 PM   #1
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My $15 mittens

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Just got them, so haven't had a chance to test them in some cold weather..
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Old 12-18-07, 06:21 PM   #2
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What are the outer mittens made of?
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I was with you till you put on that bulky over mitten. Flip mitts are absolutely the best. I have a pair from glacier glove that were a bit more expensive but they eliminate any need for a bulky over mitten and provide tons of dexterity in one second or less. Get a decent glove liner to wear under the flip mittens and you can probably lose the massive over mitten you naughty kitten.
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What are the outer mittens made of?
Some plasticy material that looks like leather.. It's a bit stiff but it is definitely windproof.
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I was with you till you put on that bulky over mitten. Flip mitts are absolutely the best. I have a pair from glacier glove that were a bit more expensive but they eliminate any need for a bulky over mitten and provide tons of dexterity in one second or less. Get a decent glove liner to wear under the flip mittens and you can probably lose the massive over mitten you naughty kitten.
I had not thought about a glove liner inside the mittens. Only problem was I noticed wind seeping in with the wool overmittens, so that's why I got the over-mit.
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I had not thought about a glove liner inside the mittens. Only problem was I noticed wind seeping in with the wool overmittens, so that's why I got the over-mit.
Mine are not made of knitted wool, so they aren't as porous. But still i bet you would be surprised how well those would work.
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